Madeline Jazz Guerdat began her training with the North Carolina Dance Theatre School at the age of eight. She was an apprentice with NCDT for four years, and also studied at Complexions and The Julliard School in New York. She attended the Chautauqua Institute Summer Dance Program from 2002 to 2004, and returned there as a choreographer and ballet mistress from 2006 to 2008. Madeline's choreography has been performed both regionally and nationally. In 2007, she received the New York Choreographic Institute Fellowship Award. She has served on the faculties of Dance Davidson, North Carolina Dance Theatre School, and Davidson College. Madeline received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance, summa cum laude, at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2010. She joined the company in 2010 where she had the opportunity to perform the title role of the Ballet Giselle receiving great reviews by Greenville News. Madeline also choreograph for CBT's summer program SummerWorks and for main CBT performances.
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